Finding aid for the William Pitt Fessenden Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Fessenden, William Pitt
Title: William Pitt Fessenden Papers
Dates: 1837-1880
Extent: 0.80 linear feet (2 containers)
Abstract: William Pitt Fessenden (1806-1869) was a Republican legislator from Maine who became a United States Representative, Senator, Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, and Secretary of the Treasury. He was a strong opponent of slavery. The collection consists of letters from supporters and constituents spanning Fessenden's career in the Main House of Representatives; the United States Senate; and as Secretary of the Treasury.
MS Number MS 2145
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English